Working with young people with learning disabilities

photo of young people passing a baton with 'Passing the Baton' logo and drama masks

Passing the Baton is our dedicated youth arts programme that works with children and young people with learning disabilities!

We offer two weekly groups – a Youth Drama Club and a Young Leaders Group – that are always open to new members. Drama Club is open to young people aged 10-24 years. It develops confidence in young people throught drama and the arts. Young Leaders is open to young people up to the age of 30. It offers arts, drama and leadership skills. Follow the links to find out more!

picture of a circus tent and ringmaster with flags "Circus Tricks"

In 2020 we developed ‘Circus Tricks!’ a series of animated videos with supporting Activity Pack. ‘Circus Tricks!’ is aimed at children and young people with learning disabilities. It can be enjoyed from home or the classroom. Follow the link to find out more!

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DIY Theatre Company would like to thank the following organisations for their support for this work

Logos of our funders and supporters for Passing the Baton work; The National Lottery Community Fund, Youth Music, Salford CVS, Salford CCG and our partners in delivery You Can Community Club